Look to the skies

Sussex Life|July 2020

Look to the skies
Faye Bridgwater credits a Facebook group for helping inspire an award-winning drawing of one of Brighton’s natural phenomena
Duncan Hall

This year Brighton artist Faye Bridgwater made a conscious decision to get her art out into the world, following a memorable appearance on Sky Arts’ Landscape Painter of the Year.

She hadn’t reckoned for the coronavirus lockdown, which canceled several exhibitions, and postponed a chance to include her home in Queen’s Park in the annual Artists’ Open Houses trail for the first time. And the pressures of childcare as schools closed meant that her usual schedule of making artwork between 9 am and 3 pm went out of the window while she looked after her children.


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July 2020